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oh, sorry! excuse us. shhh-shh! >>> reforming immigration, president obama lays out his plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system including a proposal that gives millions of illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship. >>> a possible shift for the boy scouts of america. the organization weighs changing its policy that excludes gays from its ranks. >>> back in the big easy, new orleans's back to hosting the super bowl for the first time since the devastation of super bowl for the first time since the devastation of hurricane katrina. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. later today, president obama outlines his vision for immigration reform. during a visit to las vegas yesterday, a bipartisan group of senators released its blueprint for reforming immigration law. in a cbs news poll, the notion of providing a pathway for citizenship to illegal immigrant is gaining popularity. 51% of those asked now support the idea of allowing illegal immigrants working in this country to stay and possibly become citizens. that's compared
supported it for a long time. >> president obama will unveil his own immigration reform message tuesday in las vegas. danielle nottingham, cbs news, capitol hill. >> that reform would give temporary work papers for agricultural jobs as well as the children. >> today is day one of our blitz and glitz coverage down in new orleans. our team of reporter, anchors, producers, photographers, they all pulled out of here first thing in thmorning and they'll be bringing you coverage of everything happening in the days leading up to the super bowl. wusa's andrea roane is anchoring our coverage. andrea. >> welcome to the big easy, the crescent city, the city that care forgot, the place i call home. new orleans, louisiana. i'm here with my tour guide, laurna and her best buddy, elvis, taking me on a tour of my city. the city has changed so much. it changes every time we come back. one thing that never changes is, you're going to have the best time in the world. the best entertainment, and by the way, there's a super bowl on sunday. you'll see all of that right on cbs. we're bringing you the blitz
reform, but it's so tricky that president obama is expected to issue few if any ultimatums in las vegas. eight sfenators, four from each party unveiled their step toward an agreement. conservatives aren't happy with it rerks jekting it as a form of amnesty. lawmakers are said to be working on a plan of their own. white house correspondent brianna keilar is looking at it. >> reporter: in 2011 president obama went to the border town of el paso to press for comprehensive immigration reform. >> out of many, one. we define ourselves as a nation of immigrants. >> reporter: that went nowhere. now in a second term, the president is trying it again, heading to las vegas today to push for border security, a verification system for workers and punishment if they don't and the most significant and controversial part of the president's plan, a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. it includes registering with the government, undergoing background check, paying taxes and a penalty, and learning english. a solution has alluded past presidents including george w. bush. >> legal immigratio
's growing crime problem. >>> and president barack obama will be talking about immigration reform. yesterday a group of bipartisan senators announced their immigration reform plan and yesterday president barack obama said he will make immigration reform a top pry otherty -- priority in his second term. >>> hillary rodham clinton is holding a forum and they are taking a live look there and this will be hillary rodham clinton's 5th global town hall. now this morning's global town hall is where she is talking about connections with india and columbia. >>> there are new questions about whether brazillian rent use can be safe. investigators say they had no fire alarm, no sprinklers and no exits. it is believe that pyrotechs used fire which started the fire and the first of many funerals began and ended with a march to demand justice. >> >>> former 49ers player was arrested outside of a menlo park restaurant. he got mad when his ex- boyfriend tried to put soy sauce on his rice. he also accused him of stealing his underwear and he pinned him against a window and hit him several times in the face an
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reform today during a speech in las vegas. while obama is said to differ on several issues, administration officials said today's speech will focus instead on rallying public support for reform. on monday, immigrants in their advocates in new york city described the devastating impact of current u.s. immigration policies and announced a nationwide mobilization in support of immigration reform. speaking at judson memorial church, david chong talked about his family. >> though we are one family, my brother is a u.s. citizen. my parents and i are undocumented. each day we live with the fear that one of us could be taken away at any time. luckily, i have been granted deferred action and the authorization to work legally in the u.s., however, this is only a temporary reprieve of two years. i hope is to state the other as a family without fear and worry and that is for president obama and congress to act and pass comprehensive immigration reform for 2013. >> president obama continues to publicly lobby congress for passage of his bid to reform the nation's gun laws. on monday, oba
democrat leader president obama and shout immigration reform for our country this year. we're - we are a city of imgranite and we know that some are fathers and mothers and daughters and son who work hard to commit to this city. it's time to let them come out shadows of our city we must ask washington to pass the immigration reform bill. and we must demand a pathway to citizenship in our society for every american and every san franciscan. and this san francisco of the 21 accounting century requires a violation and move our workers around the city reliablely and efficiently. and, yes i'm talking about our public transit system. i'm talking about all our transportation systems. and one day high-speed rail. i know it's frustrating to push your way onto a overcrowded bus. i know you were frustrated in the past to reach your jobs late. i'm proud to say there's changes on the way and the nation largest addition is once again focused on operations and inviting a maintenance system. this year new hybrid buses will hit the streets. 60 new trillion buses are on the way and 1 hundred and 50
in the community we must join with our democrat leader president obama and shout immigration reform for our country this year. we're - we are a city of imgranite and we know that some are fathers and mothers and daughters and son who work hard to commit to this city. it's time to let them come out shadows of our city we must ask washington to pass the immigration reform bill. and we must demand a pathway to citizenship in our society for every american and every san franciscan. and this san francisco of the 21 accounting century requires a violation and move our workers around the city reliablely and efficiently. and, yes i'm talking about our public transit system. i'm talking about all our transportation systems. and one day high-speed rail. i know it's frustrating to push your way onto a overcrowded bus. i know you were frustrated in the past to reach your jobs late. i'm proud to say there's changes on the way and the nation largest addition is once again focused on operations and inviting a maintenance system. this year new hybrid buses will hit the streets. 60 new trillion buses are on the way
president obama and shout immigration reform for our country this year. we're - we are a city of imgranite and we know that some are fathers and mothers and daughters and son who work hard to commit to this city. it's time to let them come out shadows of our city we must ask washington to pass the immigration reform bill. and we must demand a pathway to citizenship in our society for every american and every san franciscan. and this san francisco of the 21 accounting century requires a violation and move our workers around the city reliablely and efficiently. and, yes i'm talking about our public transit system. i'm talking about all our transportation systems. and one day high-speed rail. i know it's frustrating to push your way onto a overcrowded bus. i know you were frustrated in the past to reach your jobs late. i'm proud to say there's changes on the way and the nation largest addition is once again focused on operations and inviting a maintenance system. this year new hybrid buses will hit the streets. 60 new trillion buses are on the way and 1 hundred and 50 the vehicles will be ove
>>> good tuesday morning. coming up on "early today," president obama unveiling today what the house says is his key priority for a second term. immigration reform. >>> three months after superstorm sandy hit the northeast, residents finally get what they've been demanding from congress. all that and a potential major change for the boy scouts. the at is on at the white house. and burglars beware, you don't want to mess with taye diggs. "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for tuesday, january 29th, 2013. >>> good morning. i'm mara schiavocampo. the groundwork has been laid and today, president obama will detail his plans for the broadest overhaul of this country's immigration law in nearly three decades. the president will make his announcement in las vegas the day after a bipartisan group of senators up veil their plans. nbc's tracie potts is in washington with more. tracie. good morning. >> reporter: are good morning, everyone. the white house said what the president will say in las vegas is similar to what we saw that group of democrats an
contained manuscripts. >> president barack obama will pitch immigration reform in las vegas and there are some key differences unveiled by the president as opposed to the senators. >> reporter: pam, they are expected to be much more liberal and made to cut through the red today and the bipartisan senators said they would like for illegal immigrants to obtain residency and they are expected to push security to the side saying it will take too long to implement. in a battle, president barack obama will suggest a more straightforward route for illegal immigrants to become legal. he pushed a similar plan in 2007 and 2010. >> the issue of immigration is not a simple one but i think we have the opportunity to do it right. >> republicans are split on this immigration plan and why some say it sends the wrong message. when i see you next, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> here in the bay area, undocumented immigrants are excited about the possibility of true immigration reform. many immigrants say they hope the current effort lead to a path to citizenship and many are a
, a bipartisan immigration reform deal. president obama will push his immigration plan in nevada today, one day after a group of lawmakers unveiled their plan. their plan will allow 11 million illegal immigrants in the u.s. to become citizens. the system also creates a guest worker program, and gives green cards to those with college educations. >>> president obama's choice to be the next secretary is getting a lot of criticism. an associated press review of hagel's record shows it is exaggerated. gerated. >> if they ever found out you were homosexual, that you would lose injure order of the arrow. >> reporter: the boy scouts of america in a stunning reversal against admitting gays and lesbians saying that in the future, the sexual orientation won't be in question. there was a estimate replease lesaed monday saying in part: the group's restriction now prevents what scout rules call open or avowed homosexuals from participating as scouts or scout leaders. this comes after years of nationwide protests over their no gays policy inform 2000, the supreme court upheld their ban. one former eagle scou
. >> 5:22. 38 degrees at the airport. >> rallying for reform. president obama will lend his voice to the immigration debate today. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> barack obama makes his case for immigration reform today. >> a group of lawmakers unveiled their framework for revamping the immigration system. >> hallie jackson has the latest. >> any change to the immigration system could affect the 11 million immigrants living here illegally. she is an illegal immigrant who moved here a decade ago. she is working to keep her son in this country. >> we have elected president obama and we will wait to see what he is going to do
Ñmñz?cç?çÑkÑkÑe- >>> today, president obama is in las vegas to make a push for immigration reform. new at noon, ktvu's janine de la vega joins us live from san jose where supporters have gathered to discuss the president's plans. good afternoon, janine. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. about 35 people have gathered here in our lady of guadalupe church in east san jose. the grassroots organization, people in the community get together and the siu union has invited people to watch the speech. the speech just ended so they are talking about what type of reform the president is proposing. union members, security guards and janitors are very interested in what president obama had to say. immigration advocates have been pushing the obama administration to overhaul the immigration system since he didn't do this in his first four years of office. today, obama was expected to share details about his immigration proposal in his second term which includes a path to citizenship for more than 11 million undocumented workers. obama is also likely to show his support for treating same- sex couples in which one partner is
.m. in new york city. president obama is going to unveil his immigration reform in a major speech in nevada, a state where hispanics make up 20% of the population. it's after a group of bipartisan senators reached a compromise on how to move forward with comprehensive immigration legislation. included in the bill, citizenship for 11 million undocumented workers in this country. >> other bipartisan groups and senators have stood in the same spot before trumpeting similar pro po sales. the politics on this issue have been turned upside down. for the first time ever, there's more political risk in opposing immigration reform than supporting it. >> what's going on now is unacceptable. in reality, what's been created is a de facto amnesty. we have been too content for too long to allow them to mow our lawn, serve our food, clean our homes and watch our children while not affording them the benefits that make our country great. >> those seeking citizenship would be required to register with the federal government, settle debts with the government including fines and back taxes, under go a crimina
president obama plans to unveil his plans for immigration reform today. that comes one day after bipartisan group of senators put forth a comprehensive immigration bill. tell your friends according to the institute for taxation and economic policy, undocumented workers paid over $11 billion in taxes in 2010. about half of the u.s. workers pay some form of federal taxes. let's gather around the water cooler with movie news. many are wondering who would play hillary clinton best in a bio. some of the top contenders a bit of a surprise. 6% of kristen dunst. she played marie an two net. mirren. 8% like susan sarandon. 18% glenn close could portray the many sides of the first lady. an overwhelming 40% believe meryl streep. a little anti-climatic, don't you think? what do you think, mike? any other names? >> i'm not going get myself in trouble. >> when would this stop you? nbc "nightly news" anchor, brian williams stopped by "late night with jimmy fallon" they broke down details of the fight in slow jam the news. >> the obama administration finds itself locking horns with republicans over the iss
of immigrants in the u.s. >> president obama heads to nevada today to present his plan to reform. expected to be very similar to yesterday's deal. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live on capitol hill with the details. >> good morning. >> reporter: it was a welcome event on capitol hill. imagine that, republicans and decembers working together to craft a big proposal. when it comes to immigration reform, there could be a sticking point or two that could scuttle the deal. now, eight senators, four republicans and four democrats released the framework monday which they call a tough but fair route to citizenship for more than 11 million people living here illegally. it allows more temporary workers to stay, increases border security and cracks down on employers who hire illegals. similar to the president's plan, people here illegally would have to pass background checks, pay fines and taxes and then apply behind those who are already in line for a green card. in the 2012 election, 71% of the latino vote went to president obama. florida republican senator marco rubio helped shape the proposal. >> we
decide for themselves how to handle the issue. >> president obama in las vegas unveiling his immigration reform proposal. this comes a day after a bipartisan group of senators laid out a plan that would give illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship in exchange for tighter border security. lawmakers believe they can get that through the senate. >> more big news from capitol hill. massachusetts senator john kerry is one step closer to being the new secretary of state. the senate foreign relations committee approved his nomination. now the vote goes to the full senate, which is expected to vote this afternoon. he has served on the foreign affairs panel for 28 years and has headed it for the last four. and president obama's transportation secretary ray lahood is stepping down. he is the last republican member of the cabinet, and he says once his successor is confirmed, he will be leaving the administration. during his time he managed a number of highway safety projects. he will not run for office in his home state of illinois saying "you should go out while they are applauding." >> some o
. obama will have to decide if he wants a legacy of reform or more partisanship." and i'm wondering, raul, is him getting involved, and the way in which he gets involved, very tricky for him? >> yes, it is tricky. but at the same time, he has to get involved. one of the things that latino voters, one of the key reasons they turned out in record numbers is that they wanted immigration reform, they wanted to see the president do something. and there has been some criticism of him in the path, particularly around health care, that he was somewhat aloof in the process. he didn't step in and lead. i think this time, he has taken a more forceful nmu!"t/&nuuuuuu. what his challenge is#82+suur]bk the big numbers come when you look at non-whites. 67% of back a path to citizenship. while just 46% of whites do. is one of the keys for the president, david, going to be what he's kind of doing successfully on a number of other fronts, which is to just go out and sell this to the american people? he believes public opinion can move some of these senators who may be more centrist around the fence about t
. >>> president obama is on his way to las vegas where he will lead a rally promoting immigration reform. this comes a day after a bipartisan group of senators unveiled their own plan to give millions of illegal immigrants a passport to citizenship. danielle nottingham has more. >> reporter: president obama is hitting the road to rally support for immigration reform. he's expected to endorse a bipartisan senate proposal to give about 11 million illegal imgrants a path to citizenship. >> this is a big deal. is is an important development. >> so-called gang of eight announced its plan yesterday. it would allow illegal immigrants to gain temporary legal status if they pass a criminal background check, pay a fine in back taxes and learn english. they can then become a citizen behind people who started the process legally. the proposal also calls for u.s. borders to be secured first. >> the technology we have today with surveillance capability and detection capability, i have no doubt that if we put the right resources into it, we will be able to have a secure border. >> reporter: the white h
obama is taking the case for immigration reform to the public today and las vegas. he is trying to gain support for his proposals for giving millions of the illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship. he also proposes making improvements to the legal immigration system and border security. a bipartisan group of senators unveiled another plan yesterday as solution to the immigration problem deluded president obama and his first term. while selling became a nonstarter for president bush. even though he pushed for in his eight years in office. >> needs to army chief has warned of the collapse of the state of the local crisis and the nation for nearly a week continues. the warning comes as the country sinks deeper into chaos and lawlessness. the thames by islamist president to stem a wave of political violence appeared said have made no headway. some 60 people have been killed and the unrest that began last thursday. the airline the u.s. has signed an agreement with the west african country of niger that clears the way for a step up and the american military presence in the compacountry. t
now, president obama talks about immigration reform and draws a line in the sand for congress to take quick action. >>> also, her final days on the job as secretary of state. hillary gives an exit interview to cnn. >>> a huge steroid scandal explodes, including big names like alex rodriguez. now the league is speaking out. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." a major speech on a hot button issue. president obama speaking out a while ago in las vegas about comprehensive immigration reform. his remarks come one day after a bipartisan group of senators laid out a framework for a possible bill that would be a path to citizenship to increase border security. but the president also made it clear if congress can't act quickly on that, he'll put forward his own bill. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin is standing by. detail for us what is in the president's proposal? >> reporter: wolf, detail is the key word. in the past, the president has been accused of standing for policy proposals short on specifics. not today. president obama laid out a plan for comprehensive
reform. i don't think there is any great 2014 strategy involved. obama laid out the principles in the campaign. nothing new. there is a difference between the border of security. the security for one person, maybe not security for another. the point is they agree. the republicans realize, for the most part they realize they are getting trounceed among hispanics. this is major cause. >> eric: what do you agree with? do it now? >> it will take 10 to is a years before the people will become seasons. >> eric: rubio is asking responsibly here. >> first, it's been flat. virtually no increase in the number of illegal immigrants in this country. undocumented workers -- >> andrea: because obamanomics kept them out. >> bob: excuse me. i didn't laugh at your point so please don't laugh at mine. the point here is it's flat. there have been a lot of people exported back to mexico. i think we have a chance to get something done here. let's try to get it done. >> andrea: the politics of it, some conservatives worry if they join with democrats and pass something they may not get the credit. de
for president obama brought republicans to the immigration reform table, with a bipartisan group of senators offering 11 million undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship if they pass a criminal background check, pay a fine and back taxes, learn english, and go to the back of the line. >> i feel excited. >> she was abused by an employer who brought her to the u.s. to clean her house. but she is only too happy to sacrifice to become a citizen. >> i get everything i have. >> you're not lazy, you can work, so you can pay everything. >> critics call the plan amnesty and it will only cost the gop votes. >> amnesty would hand to illegal aliens who are government dependent to the democrats. >> there are signs that republicans are already split on this issue. lamar smith, a senior republican on the house judiciary committee says legalizing people who are in the country el legally only cost taxpayers millions of dollars. cost american workers jobs, and encourages more illegal immigration. back to you. >> all right bruce, thank you. a culpeper jury has convicted former police officer, dani
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saving traffic. >>> during the campaign, president obama said whoa pick a immigration reform a top priority. today he will make a introductory -- introductory argument. it comes a day after lawmakers presented their plan to on a manage to membership. it's a long road ahead and lawmakers agree but it's time they say to initiate needed change. >> we have been too content for too long to allow individuals to mow our lawns, serve our food, clean our homes and even watch our children while not affording them any of the benefits that make our country so great. >> this will be the year congress finally gets it done. >> the bipartisan plan creates a path to citizen ship for illegal immigrants after the borders aredeemed secure. there will be an increase in gorms border agents and surveillance equipment. undocumented workers could only stay after passing background checks and paying fines and back taxer. >>> a proposed change for the boy scouts of america. they are considering allowing gays to serve as leaders and members. it's been debated for decades and went to the supreme court. the nat
and it is entirely possible he screwed up. >> president obama is about to speak in vegas on immigration reform. >> but he is not going to propose his own legislation. what the democratic senators were terrified of is obama was going to propose his own legislation the dem crass would be asked to rally around the president's plan and republicans would say if these were cast as the president's idea it's na nonstarter we are not going to follow the president on this. chuck schumer wanted to lead this and cut obama out of the process. obama sounds like he is getting himself be cut out of the process a little bit. >> if that is true why is he having an event in p vegas? >> if he weren't speaking out critics would be attacking him for not showing leadership. that is one of the things that is destruct tive they attack the president mercilessly and relentlessly and it looked extreme and overly political in the american people. i think you are starting to see smarter voices like bobby jindal marco rubio even paul ryan saying we have to be a more loyal opposition. opposing the president when we disagree
, thanks very much. today the president laid out what could be the most sweeping reform of immigration law in decades. it would include a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants who are already in america. here's how president obama described his plan in las vegas today. >> we've got to lay out a path, a process that includes passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning english and then going to the back of the line behind all the folks who are trying to come here legally. that's only fair. (cheers and applause) all right? so that means it won't be a quick process but it will be a fair process and it will lift these individuals out of the shadows and give them a chance to earn their way to a green card and eventually to i citizenship. >> pelley: but first mr. obama said there would have to be stronger enforcement on the borders. his plan is similar to a bill that both democrats and republicans are introducing in the senate. this may be the best chance for immigration reform in decades. it could mean that a lot of families would not live in fear
deal for our nation's immigration reform. >> just one day after a joint deal was announced by lawmaker, president obama is heading to nevada today to announce his plan. melanie alnwick is live on capitol hill with more and dare we say they are coming to some kind of agreement to something? >> reporter: i don't know about that, wisdom. it is one thing to announce a framework and another thing to get it passed through congress. we'll see. the president's vegas trip today is part of the goal to really start rallying public support behind some of the proposals here on capitol hill and put that public pressure on lawmakers. he will unveil his own plan which the white house says actually has a faster pathway to citizenship than the senate's version. now, in the senate framework that was released monday, if would allow more temporary workers to stay. it increases border security and cracks down on employers who hire illegals. green cards would be awarded to immigrants who obtained certain advanced degree from mesh universities. similar to the president's plan, people here illegally would have
on it. >> president obama to make his pitch for immigration reform. >> today the president unveiling his own immigration proposals in las vegas. yesterday the group of eight senators proposing a new and wide-ranging plan for immigration reform. >> we have to work to never again face a problem with a large number of people in this country illegally. in espanol, vamiyos. >> opposition leaders have rejected a call. talks aimed at ending days of violence. >> the $50.5 billion relief bill for the victims of superstorm sandy is on its way to president obama's desk. the senate approved the aid bill yesterday. >> the boy scouts of america announced plans to reverse a national ban on gay scouts and leader. >> it was something that in this day and age is not right. >> there is a search underway off the coast of italy for a u.s. fighter plane that has gone missing. the f-16 -- >> massachusetts democrat senator john kerry could be approved as the next secretary of state by the end of the day. >> all that -- >> one of the perks of winning a championship, meeting the president of the united states. >>
political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. >> ifill: indeed this new effort comes on the heels of last year's election in which president obama won seven of every ten hispanic votes in his victory over republican mitt romney. senator john mccain of arizona said that's the key reason his party must now get on board. >> elections. elections. the republican party is losing the support of our hispanic citizens. and we realize that there are many issues in which we think we are in agreement with our hispanic citizens, but this is a preeminent issue with those citizens. >> ifill: mccain also said the country cannot continue to deny citizenship to children brought to the u.s. illegally. president obama has said immigration reform is at the top of his second term agenda. today his spokesman jay carney welcomed the senate agreement. >> this is a big deal. this is an important development. this is in keeping with the principles the president has been espousing for a long time, in keeping with bipartisan efforts in the past, and with the effort this president believes has to
of united states senators are really in line with what president obama has been calling for, you know, really all the way through his first term. and i think president obama's advocacy and his focus on the need for comprehensive immigration reform during his campaign really created the space for and quite frankly the outcome of the election created this space for this bipartisan cooperation, but, you know, i want to give you a healthy but. there is, you know, the road is littered with gangs of senators, good intentions that were consumed by the legislative process, and, you know, what i'm hopeful about in the house is certainly that the majority of democrats in the house embrace comprehensive immigration reform and the principles that were put forward by the gang of eight, and i'm confident when president obama talks about it today it will be similar. but the question is will the speaker who is dealing with still his group of really extreme republicans who have already signalled not very good comments about the proposal, you know, will he eventually let the will of the house work, the
in "washington post," quote, obama to announce his immigration reform plan said to be more liberal than the senate effort. our first read team calls that reporting outdated, writing, that it had the bipartisan senators not acted yesterday, you likely would have seen obama offer his own plan. but the senators did act and their plan is the plan. the last thing the white house wants to do is blow up this fragile coalition. congressman mario diaz balart out of florida. thank you for your time. >> great pleasure being here. >> absolutely. first let me get your thoughts on the likelihood of this deal being reached. we now know from the white house, the president will give the remarks within the hour he basically is in line with the principles that were proposed by the bipartisan group and if there's dissession or divide, what is it? >> well, remember what the senators did and glad they did that, put together principles and yet to see from the senate language. us in the house trying for years to have the legislative language and should have that relatively soon. i don't think, though, there's
obama had planned to push his vision for immigration reform at a speech in las vegas today. now the president will set his plan aside and endorse a plan unveiled monday by a bipartisan group of senators. >> this is a big deal. this is an important development. this is in keeping with the principles the president has been espousing for a long time. >> reporter: the group of eight senators, four democrats and four republicans, believe their plan could pass where others have failed. >> we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. >> reporter: the proposal provides a way for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the u.s. to become permanent citizens after steps have been taken to beef up border security. the president supports a quicker path to citizenship, but the white house says he's willing to compromise. >> we will work with congress, both parties, both houses, to achieve the bipartisan bill we need. >> reporter: despite support from both parties in congress and the white house, many people we talked to say passing a bill won't
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pleasure. >>> we're minutes away from president obama kicking off his push for immigration reform. he's going to do it live in las vegas at a school there, but does his plan mesh with the senators who introduced their own plan just yesterday? we're about to find out. oil changes at meineke are always a great deal. then you're going to love this. right now they're only $14.95! wow-a grt deal just got a whole lot better. hurry. $14.95 won't last. >>> president obama spoke about football injuries recently, saying that the game needs to be safer. he made a lot of waves doing that. and now there is word that the nfl and its players plan to put some big money into researching the long-term health effects of the game. cnn has obtained a proposal that says the nfl players union and the league are going to fund $100 million ten-year harvard study to try to diagnose, treat and prevent player injuries and illnesses. a thousand current and former players are apparently going to take part in this. dr. glen ferreira knows a lot about football, played at harvard himself. he's a doctor as well. he wa
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